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What are Zirconium Crowns?
There are several substances used in dental veneers. In the implementation phase, there are two types. Metal-supported crowns, metal-free crowns. Although there is not much importance on the back teeth, the metal-supported crowns on the front teeth spoil the aesthetics. In addition, it has an advantageous structure in terms of gum health.
What is a zirconium substance?
It is a durable substance that is resistant to heat, has a white color with color permeability, and is used in the construction of teeth.
How are Zirconium Crowns Made?
The crown treatment can be done with different substances. One of them is the one that is made with zirconium substance. The construction stages generally take place as follows:
At the first examination, damage to the tooth is detected. If the problem that occurs in the tooth requires the procedure, the patient is treated in the dentist’s chair.
Local anesthesia is applied. Numbness occurs in a short time.
The next stage is the thinning of the tooth. With the help of special tools, the circumference and tips of the teeth are thinned.
The purpose of thinning is to prevent the coating to be placed on it from being coarse and large to the mouth structure.
Then the inside of the mouth is cleaned and disinfected.
After that the dental impression is taken.
Due to the thinning of the teeth, their appearance will not be very aesthetic. You may need to use temporary teeth. You don’t have to wait for it.
On the other hand, color selection is made for zirconium crowns by considering your natural teeth. The color is determined by taking the patient’s opinion. However, some patients can choose colors that are lighter than their tooth tone. It should be remembered that the main thing is to capture a natural image. Within 5 to 7 days, your zirconium crowns will be ready. The incoming crowns are temporarily glued to your tooth. The reason for its temporary gluing is for easy removal and correction in case of a problem. Temporary zirconium crowns are evaluated in the patient’s mouth for 7 to 10 days. Then, an examination is performed every 6 months for a doctor’s check-up.